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Ways to Give

Companies can make contributions to Northwestern University by check, wire transfer, or credit card. A matching gift program is another way to maximize your company's contributions to Northwestern.

Give By Mail

Mail your check payable to Northwestern University along with a copy of the Gift Invoice to the address that corresponds with the mail service you plan to use:

U.S. Postal Service:
ATTN: Catherine Eliasik, Director of Operations
Gift and Record Services
Northwestern University
1201 Davis Street
Evanston, IL 60208

FedEx, UPS or other Private Post:
JPMorgan Chase
ATTN: Northwestern University Lbx#28274
131 S. Dearborn, 6th Floor
Chicago, IL 60603

Wire Transfer

To make a contribution to Northwestern University by a wire transfer, please:

1. Email Corporate Engagement ( with a copy of the Gift Invoice to alert us of the company name and amount of the wire transfer.

2. Use the following wire transfer account information to make your contribution:  

Name of Bank: JP Morgan Chase
Bank Address: 10 S. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60603
Name of Bank Account: Northwestern University
Type of Account: Checking
Account Number: email Corporate Engagement to obtain account number
Sort / Routing / ABA (Domestic): 071000013
Swift Code / Routing: (Foreign): CHASUS33

Northwestern University’s Tax ID is 36-2167817.

Credit Card

To make a gift by corporate credit card:

1. Launch the Northwestern online gift form. Once there, follow these steps to complete your transaction:
  • Enter Gift Amount.
  • Select the gray box titled “Other” for Gift Designation and write in the name of the project, group, event, or other function you wish to support.
  • Click “Next.”
  • Enter your company’s name for “Donor ID” and fill out your contact information.
  • In the “Additional Comments” field, please state the following: 
    • This is a gift on behalf of [Company Name]. Hard credit should be applied to [Company Name] for this gift. I will be reimbursed for this gift by my Company.
  • Fill out the billing and credit card information.
  • Review and submit your contribution form.

2. When the credit card donation is complete, you will receive a confirmation at the email address provided on the form. Please forward this email confirmation and a copy of the Gift Invoice to to provide proof of payment.


Matching Gift Program

Follow the link below to find out if your company has a matching gift program. You will find contact information and instructions for the process at your company.


Need assistance?

Please contact Corporate Engagement or 847-491-8802 if you have questions or need assistance in making a corporate contribution to Northwestern University. We look forward to helping you.